Using rpcclient to install printer drivers

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Wed Oct 10 19:23:02 GMT 2001

On Mon, 8 Oct 2001, T. William Schmidt wrote:

> The point is, from the doco it appears that I can install drivers with
> rpcclient and my question is, can anyone supply examples of how they did
> this, particular if you have scripted it?  Clearly, I can copy the driver
> binaries to the correct Windows architecture directory defined with a path
> expression in print$, but what I am looking for is a way to correctly
> update ntdrivers.tdb, which seems to be the key ingredient to getting Samba
> to download drivers to PC clients.  And just to be clear, my problem is not
> defining Samba printers, I can do that in my sleep.  The problem really is
> managing the drivers so that they download transparently to each PC when
> the PC user defines one of our printers.

See the script included
with imprints (

cheers, jerry
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